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‘Freshman Survival Guide’ Offers Valuable Tips To New Students

The Mooch. The Party Animal. The Neat Freak. The Slob. These are just four of the “Dirty Dozen” types of roommates college freshmen may encounter, according to the latest edition of “The Freshman Survival Guide: Soulful Advice for Studying, Socializing, and Everything In Between.” The...

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Catholic Schools Are A Pillar Of Church In Sudan

Dust and mud brick houses everywhere – as far as the eye can see. The houses are indistinguishable in color from the ground on which they stand. Trees are few and far between. The road leading northwards from the Sudanese capital of Khartoum shimmers in the burning heat. The temperature tops 110...

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Bishop Conley: 50 Years After Land O'Lakes, Catholic Education Needs Renewal

Denver, Colo., Jul 21, 2017 / 04:05 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The 50th anniversary of a historic statement that changed Catholic higher education in America represents both a cautionary tale and a chance to reflect on Catholic renewal, said Bishop James D. Conley of Lincoln, Nebraska. “The Land...

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In New School, Byzantine Spirituality Meets Montessori Method

Denver, Colo., Jul 16, 2017 / 04:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- With the goal of encountering children on a more personal level to meet their academic and spiritual needs, a Montessori school influenced by the Byzantine Catholic tradition is opening in Denver, Colorado. Pauline Meert, who co-founded...

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The Catechesis Of Discipleship In Catholic Schools

Long gone are the days when catechesis meant rote memorization of prayers and theological concepts. Catechists in our post-Vatican II world are tasked to provide what scholar Richard Reichert has termed a “catechesis of discipleship” — that is, a catechesis that is relational and lived, not...

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Court Ruling Could Yank Funds For Non-Catholics At Catholic Schools In Canada

Regina, Canada, Apr 27, 2017 / 06:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Non-Catholic students at Catholic schools in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan will not receive taxpayer funding, a judge ruled last week. The Saskatchewan Catholic School Boards Association criticized the April 20 ruling, saying...

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Philly Archbishop Praised For Revamping City's Catholic Schools

Philadelphia, Pa., Apr 6, 2017 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic schools in Philadelphia have seen a revitalization in finances and quality of education thanks to the initiative of Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, says a group that collaborated with him on the effort.   “While fund-raising...

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How California Catholics Hope To Fix The Teacher Deficit

Sacramento, Calif., Mar 28, 2017 / 08:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The California Catholic Conference has announced that it is sponsoring a bill to help attract and retain teachers in response to the state's shortage of K-12 educators. “Additional measures are needed in order to assure that our new...

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This Historic Black Catholic Grade School Could Get Shut Down

Birmingham, Ala., Mar 27, 2017 / 08:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After 111 years of serving the community of Birmingham, Alabama, the city's only African American Catholic elementary school could close due to financial struggles. Over its long history, Our Lady of Fatima has become an integral part of...

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What Can Evangelize The World? A Good Catholic School.

Phoenix, Ariz., Mar 16, 2017 / 06:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Catholic school can be a missionary force to bring Christ to the world, the Bishop of Phoenix has said in a new apostolic letter. “A mark of a truly Catholic school is the fruit that is borne in the lives of its graduates,” Bishop...

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President Peter S. Bowen Renews Contract At Servite High School

The board of directors at Servite High School recently announced that Peter S. Bowen will remain as school president for three more years. Bowen, a retired Marine Corps officer and AV-8B Harrier pilot, has already acted as school president for 13 successful years. Under Bowen’s leadership, the...

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What President Trump Needs To Fix

Walking across St. Monica’s schoolyard on a rainy Friday morning — six people sharing one umbrella — was a rare SoCal wet adventure. We were headed for the elementary school’s new Learning Commons, which was part of the new middle school program. Four classrooms had been remodeled just for...

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Our Lady Of Lourdes Teacher Receives National Recognition For Excellence

A teacher at Our Lady of Lourdes School in Northridge will receive an award from the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) for her dedication to excellence in the classroom and for her strong Catholic educational philosophy. Christine Glaspy will receive the Lead Learn Proclaim...

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Chaminade College Preparatory Mourns Loss Of Brother Skip Matthews

The students and faculty of Chaminade College Preparatory in West Hills are mourning the loss of a religious brother who energetically served for more than 20 years on the school’s campus ministry, discussing social justice issues with the students as well as his beloved Los Angeles Dodgers...

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St. Gabriel Mission High School International Alumna Excels In Academia

San Gabriel Mission High School is celebrating the academic success of one of their international alumnus, who received a full scholarship to Princeton’s Ph.D. program in chemical and biomolecular engineering. Thao Nguyen, who is from Vietnam, began as a sophomore at San Gabriel before...